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Ingredients

  • 1 (2 lb.) bag Alexia Smart Classics Crinkle Cut french fries
  • 1 (12 oz.) bag of small frozen cooked shrimp
  • 1/4 t. onion powder
  • 1/2 t. garlic powder
  • 1/4 t. salt
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 T. olive oil
  • 3 scallions, chopped

For the Cheese Sauce

  • 1 1/2 c. whole or 2% milk
  • 2 T. flour
  • 2 T. butter
  • 1/4 t. salt
  • 1/2 t. Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1/4 t. fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 c. shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Spread the fries out on a baking sheet and cook according to the package instructions for 20-25 minutes.
  3. Start making the cheese sauce by adding the butter to a medium pot to melt. Once melted whisk in the flour to make a paste.
  4. Let cook while whisking for 2 minutes.
  5. Add in the milk slowly, while whisking and let come to a boil.
  6. Turn the heat down to low and let the milk mixture cook until thickened, about 5 minutes.
  7. Add in the seasonings and the cheese and stir.
  8. Toss the shrimp in the garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper and cook over medium-high heat for 3-4 minutes, just until heated through.
  9. When the fries are done, remove them to a serving dish or to individual plates.
  10. Cover with the shrimp and then the cheese sauce.
  11. Garnish with the chopped scallions.